OUWB grads meet their match

On Match Day 2017, 88 students of Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s third graduating class were placed in residency

Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day

On Sunday, April 2, the Oakland University community will join a worldwide movement to mark World Autism Awareness Day by bringing blue light to the Elliott Tower.

WXOU, OUTV earn top honors from Michigan Association of Broadcasters

Oakland University's WXOU-88.3 FM and OUTV recently earned eight awards – including top honors in the “On-Air Personality” and “Digital Media Experience” categories – in the 2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards program presented by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.

OU student to present research at endocrine conference

Katie Aleck, an undergraduate student at Oakland University whose research could contribute to understanding the effects of endocrine or hormone disrupting compounds on breast cancer treatment and prevention, has been selected to make an oral presentation on April 1 at the ENDO 2017 conference in Orlando, Fla.

Class registration now open

Registration for summer 2017, fall 2017 and winter 2018 begins this week, by class standing. See the registration schedule for more information.

Student earns German study abroad grant

Anastacia Maurer, a double major in German and History, and a member of the Honors College, has been selected as a winner of a “Come-to-Oldenburg” grant.

Admissions Events

Campus Tours


Transfer Tuesdays

College Credit Advising Day

March 30

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • Oakland University offers 270 degree and certificate programs with over 20,000 students currently enrolled. The 1,443 acre campus spans two thriving cities, Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills, in southeast Michigan.

    Overachievers thrive at OU. Students conduct research as early as their freshman year, gain global perspectives studying abroad, compete in Division I athletics, lead student orgs, perform on stage and learn without limits.

  • In 1957, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate to establish what is now Oakland University. The estate includes the National Historic Landmark Meadow Brook Hall, which Matilda built with her second husband Alfred Wilson from 1926-29.

    Matilda was inspired by steel pioneer and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, quoting him that she wanted to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise."

  • 132

    bachelor's degree programs

  • 138

    doctoral, master's degree and certificate programs

  • 28

    programs offered in Macomb County

  • 20,000+

    students enrolled in fall 2016

  • 3.4

    incoming freshmen GPA

  • 15.6%

    increase in overall enrollment in the past decade

  • 810

    international students

  • 106K

    alumni with 72% living in Michigan

  • 18

    NCAA Division I men’s and women’s varsity sports programs

  • 40+

    countries where students are studying abroad

  • 300

    student organizations

  • 2,700

    students who live in on-campus housing (13% of student population)